Laser blasting antimatter into existence

Antimatter is an exotic material that vaporizes when it contacts regular matter. If you hit an antimatter baseball with a bat made of regular matter, it would explode in a burst of light. It is rare to find antimatter on Earth, but it is believed to exist in the furthest reaches of the universe. Amazingly, antimatter can be created out of thin air — scientists can create blasts of matter and antimatter simultaneously using light that is extremely energetic. Continue reading “Laser blasting antimatter into existence”

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